DURA Selects Cohn Marketing as AOR

The Denver Urban Renewal Authority (DURA) selected Cohn Marketing as its public relations agency of record. Cohn Marketing’s scope of work includes strategic planning and message development, as well as ongoing public relations, communications and special event support. DURA will also benefit from the Denver-based agency’s expertise in brand creation and integration as part of its agreement.

Vladimir Jones Hires Jim Dissett

Vladimir Jones hired Jim Dissett as its new director of brand communications. Dissett most recently was general manager and director of public relations at RIESTER’s Salt Lake City office, and he also has served in senior-level positions at GroundFloor Media, Vanguard Communications and Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide.

“Jim is like the Jeff Bridges of the brand comm world. He’s had a long career – doing really great work just slightly under the radar, often playing that pivotal role that brings the big picture together,” said Joe Hodas, executive vice president brand communications at the agency.